CHESTER S. KEEFER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; WALTER K. MYERS, M.D.
One of the commonest causes of acute and chronic arthritis is gonococcal infection. In many patients the diagnosis is a task of no small difficulty inasmuch as the arthritis may appear some weeks, months or years after the primary infection and, indeed, it may manifest itself for the first time after the original site of infection has healed entirely. In view of the frequent difficulty in diagnosis, we have analyzed the clinical features and course of the disease in 69 cases of gonococcal arthritis which we have observed during the past three years, in an attempt to emphasize a number
KEEFER CS, MYERS WK. GONOCOCCAL ARTHRITIS: A CLINICAL STUDY OF 69 CASES(GONOCOCCAL ARTHRITIS: A CLINICAL STUDY OF 69 CASES*). Ann Intern Med. 1934;8:581–594. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-5-581
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;8(5):581-594.
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